James W. Cather

Brief Life History of James W.

When James W. Cather was born on 20 November 1864, in Niles, Weathersfield Township, Trumbull, Ohio, United States, his father, Samuel L Cathers, was 37 and his mother, Sarah Ann Holliday, was 25. He married Geneva Amanda Jane McKinney on 11 August 1888, in Lancaster, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Ohio, United States in 1870 and Weathersfield Township, Trumbull, Ohio, United States in 1880. He died on 25 July 1937, in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Lincoln Memorial Park, Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States.

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James W. Cather
1864–1937
Geneva Amanda Jane McKinney
1869–1934
Marriage: 11 August 1888
Gladys Katherine Cather
1889–1974
Howard Baldwin Cather
1890–1973
Cleo Cather Young
1896–1989

Sources (10)

  • Jay W Cather, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: James W. Cather - Government record: birth-name: James W. Cather
  • Jay Cother, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

World Events (8)

1865

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

1867

Nebraska is the 37th state.

1886

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Scottish (Lanarkshire): habitational name from Cather (alias Catter) in Kilmaranock, Dunbartonshire.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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